TUI reopens Larnaca resort as Robinson

TUI will welcome its first tourists from Germany when the refurbished Robinson club resort in Alaminos, Larnaca, formerly the Aldiana, opens its

Unemployment reaches 8.6% in Q1

Unemployment in the first quarter reached 8.6% of the labour force, data released by the Cyprus Statistical Service (Cystat) show. The labour force amounted to 453,638 persons or 62.2% of the population (men 69%, women 55.9%) from 449,861 (62.5%) in

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Woman Speaker is what politics needs

The mainstream political parties have not learned from the lessons of recent elections, whereby 34% of the electorate abstained in disgust, the fallout from ongoing scandals, corruption, and abuse of public trust.


Out with the new, refurbish the old

Increased building costs, limited availability of suitable housing within town centres, the burden of VAT, the lack of title deeds has turned

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Turkey discovers more Black Sea natural gas

By Charles Ellinas Turkey’s President Erdogan announced the discovery of a large natural gas deposit at the prolific Sakarya gasfield in the Black Sea. Another 135 billion cubic metres (bcm) gas was discovered by Turkish petroleum company’s (TPAO) Fatih drilling ship at

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The morning after the day before…

By Lukman Otunuga, Senior Research Analyst at FXTM After blockbuster US inflation numbers and the ECB avoiding taper talk, stock markets hit


Limassol Marina delivers final luxury units

Limassol Marina, the first superyacht marina on the island that opened to the public in 2014, has concluded its residential development by completing its final units, the exclusive Castle Residences. The delivery of its final phase apartments, initially scheduled for

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Cyprus cruises to get a jump start

Following a lull of two decades due to frequent geopolitical tensions in the Middle East, the once bustling cruising sector is witnessing

Cyprus hopes for tourists in July

Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios is optimistic Cyprus can prevent another disastrous year blighted by coronavirus, despite